THESSALY, Ainianes. Circa 80s (- 40s?) BC. Trihemidrachm or Stater (Silver, 25mm, 7.55 g 12), Hypata. Ariston. ΑΡΙΣΤΩΝ Head of Athena Parthenos to right, wearing an Attic helmet adorned with Pegasos, tendril, and four horse protomes. Rev. ΑΙΝΙ / ΑΝΩΝ Phemios, as a slinger, nude but for chlamys over his shoulder and sword on baldric, standing facing, head turned to right, shooting his sling to right; behind him, two spears leaning against his right leg. BCD II 40.2 (this coin). De Callataÿ 2004, 74 (this coin). SNG Copenhagen 17. Slightly corroded surfaces but clear and attractive. Very fine.
From a northern European collection and from the BCD Collection, Triton XV, 3 January 2012, 40.2.
Struck on the reduced Aiginetic standard.
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